MDA Team Momentum® - Volunteers Needed Marine Corps Marathon Weekend


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Fri Oct 28, 2016 04:30 AM - Sun Oct 30, 2016 08:00 PM


TBDBased on opportunityArlington, VA 22209


The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is pleased to be partnering with the world renowned Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C. MDA is looking for reliable and enthusiastic volunteers to help support MDA Team Momentum(r), MDA’s charity team. Opportunities span across Friday, October 28 to Sunday, October 30.

1. 2016 Health and Fitness Expo at the Gaylord National Harbor & Convention Center

You will have the opportunity to help manage MDA Team Momentum’s booth to assist in recruiting future participants and to meet and greet Marine Corps Marathon and 10K athletes who stop by the booth.

Dates & Times:

Friday, October 28

  • 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday, October 29

  • 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. (this includes tear down)

Location: Gaylord National Harbor & Convention Center (201 Waterfront St, National Harbor, MD 20745)

2. MDA Team Momentum Team Pasta Dinner

As a Team Momentum amenity, we offer our participants and their families an inspiring team dinner to celebrate their accomplishments and get them ready for the race. We are looking for volunteers to assist in setting up and tearing down the event and assisting with event logistics and activities

Date: Saturday, October 29

Time: 4:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Location: Hyatt Regency Crystal City (2799 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA 22202)

3. Race Day Pre/Post Tent

Assist MDA as we send our participants off to the start line of the Marine Corps Marathon and/or be part of the post-race festivities that we will have for them and their families

Date: Sunday, October 30th

Pre-race send-off will begin VERY early, like 4:30am. Once participants have been sent off, volunteers will get the post-race area ready for finishers (with the first 10K finishers expected close to 9 am). The post-race party will last until 3pm. We ask that you commit to at least a 4 hour shift.

  • 4:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. (pre and post-race locations)
  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (post-race location)
  • 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (post-race location)


  • Pre-Race: Hyatt Regency Crystal City (2799 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA 22202)
  • Post-Race: "Charity Hill" at the Marine Corps War Memorial / Netherlands Carillon, Arlington, VA

Please join us and support MDA Team Momentum. It will be a rewarding experience and we’d surely appreciate your help!

If you are interested and/or would like more details please reach out to Chelsea Steed at or 703-463-2598.

By volunteering, you will be helping raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the 1 Million families we support annually. You'll also have private access to action on race weekend. MDA also approves community service hours.


Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • 3-4 hrs depending on opportunity
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